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Two PIA-backed Bills Advance in Senate

(5/22/2015) The Senate Banking Committee has included two bills endorsed by PIA in broader legislation scheduled for markup on May 21... full story

Amtrak Crash Victims Face $200 Million Cap

(5/22/2015) Victims of last week's horrific crash of an Amtrak train in Philadelphia, which killed eight people and injured about 200, have another hurdle to contend with..... full story

In the Social Media Age, It's Who Knows You

(5/22/2015) Here's an interesting article about financial adviser Ted Jenkin, founder of oXYGen Financial... full story

Florida Orders Halt to Price Optimization

(5/22/2015) Florida Insurance Commissioner Kevin McCarty has issued a memorandum ordering insurers to cease the use of price-optimization tools when calculating policyholde... full story

Dog Bite Claims Costs Soar

(5/22/2015) Dog bites and other dog-related injuries accounted for more than one-third of all homeowners insurance liability claim dollars paid out in 2014, costing in exce... full story

NAIC and the State of the Insurance Industry

(5/22/2015) Ben Nelson, CEO of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners, provided insights into many of the industry's most immediate challenges at the 2015 Nati... full story

PIA National Announces Call for Award Nominations

(5/22/2015) PIA National has announced that nominations are being accepted now through July 13, 2015, for four prestigious national awards: the Company Award of Excellence,... full story

Hank Greenberg Turns 90

(5/22/2015) Few people live long enough or are renowned enough to be recognized by their first name alone... full story

GEICO, Allstate to Raise Auto Insurance Rates

(5/14/2015) GEICO announced last week that it would raise auto insurance rates after it reported that its underwriting profit for the first quarter of 2015 was $160 million... full story

Study: Companies Under-insure for Cyber Risk

(5/14/2015) A new study by the Ponemon Institute reveals that companies insure property, plant and equipment more than information assets, even though they know their infor... full story

FACI Advises FIO on Price Optimization

(5/14/2015) The Federal Advisory Committee of Insurance, a committee of 21 state insurance regulators, consumer advocates, insurance company executives and other insurance ... full story

P/C Insurance Pricing Remains Competitive

(5/14/2015) Commercial automobile insurance saw an average 2 percent price increase in April, while commercial property and employment practices liability insurance saw 1 p... full story

"I AM PIA" Campaign Moves Into Second Month, Goes Online

(5/06/2015) PIA members around the country are continuing to proudly proclaim, "I AM PIA..." full story

Insurers Halt New Business Following Baltimore Riots

(5/06/2015) Insurance claims from the Baltimore riots are likely to exceed $1 million, according to the state's top insurance regulator... full story

Has Google Degraded Your Website's Search Ranking?

(4/29/2015) Since 2010, the U.S. has grown from 34 million mobile users to 134 million users... full story

Antitrust Charges Filed Against Google for Distorting Search Results

(4/29/2015) The European Union (EU) has brought antitrust charges against Google, accusing it of abusing its dominant position in the markets for general Internet search se... full story

PIA Releases Testimony for Three Congressional Hearings

(4/29/2015) PIA National has released testimony for three congressional hearings on insurance matters held over three days this week on Capitol Hill... full story

Millennials Value In-person Advice More Than the Internet

(4/29/2015) The picture of millennials as wanting to do everything online continues to be challenged by what they say in surveys... full story

Agent to Agent: Reaching Out to Your Customers

(4/29/2015) Today there is a considerable amount of effort and expense being spent by mass marketers pushing customers to think about the brand of insurance they're offerin... full story

PIA Endorses the Policyholder Protection Act

(4/27/2015) PIA has endorsed the Policyholder Protection Act of 2015 (S.798/H.R.1478), introduced by Senator David Vitter (R-La.) and Congressman Bill Posey (R-Fla.)... full story